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FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLAR COFINS

In Boston nothing la held to be too Rood for a genteel oorpie. Two ooffioi, just now In process of construction by a local tnanafaoturec — to be naed some day by 0 granddaughter of the Baron too Wartemburg and her husband— will n»l ooat leaa than $50,000 apleos. They are made oftnahoginy, teten inohea thiok, Cirvad'fu bold relief with the moat elaborate dealgna. All of theee are In aome manner emblematlo of death, On the panel a spider— itself BymboUo of the gtlm destroyer— haa oaoght the fly at laat m a web >o delloately eseeatdd that you feat to breathe npon It lest it. bl -w away. In another pUoo • griffia's olaw aapports a homao. akdl from a fracture In whloh a I Issued is crawling, Still another panel Bhova an owl In the aot of capturjog a moose! and so on, the inten tioa being to express the idea that death oomes Boon or late to every living thing. On the top of eaob coffia is oarved a ooat* of-arma, aud every available inch of the loterlor is beautified by the cutting toola. Inside ibese superb oakeU are swung two silken hammocks for the eventual reception of the Baron's grand-daughter and her opouae. Thoy are not da id yet, ba It understood. Qalto otherwiae. Bat, having no end of money, they wish to die regardleai of expense. A $125,000 mnußo'eum In a large oemetery will aervo as a re.:optao:o for these costly boxei,— Boaton Bndget.

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FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLAR COFINS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2024, 29 December 1888

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FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLAR COFINS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2024, 29 December 1888

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